The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research (JCC Fund) was established by the Childs Family in 1937, to honor the memory of Jane Coffin Childs. Inspired by the founding purpose to support research into the causes and treatment of cancer, the Fund’s mission has broadened to support fundamental scientific research that advances our understanding of the causes, treatments, and cures for human disease. 

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Alumni Spotlight: David Julius

Dr. David Julius (JCC class of 1984) won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, along with Dr. Ardem Patapoutian. The Nobel recognizes Dr. Julius’ discovery of receptors that enable cells and organisms to […]

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JCC Fellow Spotlight: Prerna Malaney

Dr. Prerna Malaney has the perfect name for an expert RNA biologist – although Prerna actually means inspiration in Sanskrit. Prerna traces her inspiration to be a scientist back to her father who always encouraged […]

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